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1997 Houston Astros

Schedule, Box Scores and Splits

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1996 / 1998

84-78, Finished 1st in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Larry Dierker (84-78)
GM: Gerry Hunsicker, Scouting Dir: David Lakey
Scored 777 runs, Allowed 660 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-69

Ballparks: Astrodome · Attendance: 2,046,781 (8th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 94

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1996 / 1998 Schedule, Box Scores and Splits

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 10 runs  · Mouseover bar for details  · Click for box score  · Grouped by Month

Game Results

Season Summary 84-78, Final Rank:1, GB: 0.0
Days in First139last on Sunday, Sep 28, counts only the days a team played and was in first at the end of the day
 154last on Sep 28, counts all days of the season including off days
Biggest Lead6.5last on Tuesday, Aug 12, for days on which they played
Farthest Behind1.5last on Saturday, Jun 7, for days on which they played
Most Games over .50011last on Sunday, Aug 3
Most Games under .5004last on Friday, Jul 4
Longest Winning Streak9Friday, Jul 18 to Sunday, Jul 27
Longest Losing Streak6Thursday, Aug 28 to Tuesday, Sep 2
Most Runs Allowed12Saturday, May 31 and Thursday, Sep 18
Most Runs Scored15Tuesday, Sep 16
Longest Game (innings)15Monday, Jul 14
Times Shutout by Opponent4 
Times Opponent Shutout12 

Team Win/Loss Splits

Overall
SplitWLRSRAWP
Overall 84 78 777 660 .519
Home/Road
SplitWLRSRAWP
Home 46 35 373 297 .568
Road 38 43 404 363 .469
Month by Month
SplitWLRSRAWP
April 15 11 113 92 .577
May 11 17 120 136 .393
June 14 14 122 128 .500
July 19 7 142 83 .731
August 11 17 141 129 .393
September 14 12 139 92 .538
By Season Half
SplitWLRSRAWP
First Half 43 45 380 380 .489
Second Half 41 33 397 280 .554
Extra-Innings
SplitWLRSRAWP
9-Inning Games 76 67 683 562 .531
ExtraInning 8 11 94 98 .421
One-Run Games
SplitWLRSRAWP
One Run 19 25 167 173 .432
Blowouts (5+ Runs)
SplitWLRSRAWP
Blowout 27 12 286 163 .692
Inter-League Play
SplitWLRSRAWP
Inter-Lg 4 11 50 69 .267
Opponent
SplitWLRSRAWP
ATL 4 7 36 40 .364
CHC 9 3 66 45 .750
CHW 0 3 7 17 .000
CIN 7 5 53 44 .583
CLE 1 2 16 16 .333
COL 6 5 67 49 .545
FLA 4 7 49 52 .364
KCR 1 2 14 13 .333
LAD 7 4 46 39 .636
MIL 1 2 8 7 .333
MIN 1 2 5 16 .333
MON 8 3 71 44 .727
NYM 7 4 51 40 .636
PHI 4 7 60 56 .364
PIT 6 6 53 45 .500
SDP 6 5 82 62 .545
SFG 3 8 42 38 .273
STL 9 3 51 37 .750

Team Game-by-Game Schedule and Results

Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
1 1 Tuesday, Apr 1 boxscore HOU ATL W 2 1 1-0 1 Tied Reynolds Smoltz Wagner 2:29 N 44,618 +
2 2 Wednesday, Apr 2 boxscore HOU ATL W 4 3 2-0 1 Tied Hampton Maddux Wagner 2:34 N 16,308 ++
3 3 Thursday, Apr 3 boxscore HOU ATL L 2 3 2-1 1 Tied Glavine Kile Wohlers 2:38 N 17,963 -
4 4 Friday, Apr 4 boxscore HOU STL W 3 2 11 3-1 1 Tied Springer Ludwick 3:56 N 25,985 +
5 5 Saturday, Apr 5 boxscore HOU STL W 6 2 4-1 1 up 1.0 Fernandez Osborne Garcia 2:54 N 25,957 ++
6 6 Sunday, Apr 6 boxscore HOU STL W 3 2 5-1 1 up 2.0 Martin Frascatore Wagner 2:44 D 18,752 +++
7 7 Tuesday, Apr 8 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 2 4 5-2 1 up 2.0 Glavine Hampton Wohlers 2:48 N 31,064 -
8 8 Wednesday, Apr 9 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 3 4 12 5-3 1 up 1.0 Embree Lima 3:48 N 33,986 --
9 9 Thursday, Apr 10 boxscore HOU @ ATL W 5 3 6-3 1 up 1.5 Holt Smoltz Hudek 2:58 N 33,637 +
10 10 Friday, Apr 11 boxscore HOU @ STL L 2 4 6-4 1 up 1.5 Batchelor Reynolds Eckersley 2:41 N 23,744 -
11 11 Saturday, Apr 12 boxscore HOU @ STL W 7 5 7-4 1 up 2.0 Garcia Stottlemyre Wagner 3:15 D 28,235 +
12 12 Sunday, Apr 13 boxscore HOU @ STL L 2 6 7-5 1 up 1.5 Benes Hampton Eckersley 2:38 N 22,705 -
13 13 Monday, Apr 14 boxscore HOU @ STL W 4 2 10 8-5 1 up 2.5 Wagner Eckersley Hudek 3:11 D 22,623 +
14 14 Tuesday, Apr 15 boxscore HOU MON L 5 7 8-6 1 up 1.5 Martinez Holt 2:30 N 18,602 -
15 15 Wednesday, Apr 16 boxscore HOU MON W 10 2 9-6 1 up 2.5 Reynolds Valdes 3:01 N 14,046 +
16 16 Friday, Apr 18 boxscore HOU @ LAD L 3 5 9-7 1 up 2.0 Martinez Hampton Worrell 3:25 N 38,937 -
17 17 Saturday, Apr 19 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 2 1 10-7 1 up 2.0 Kile Nomo Wagner 3:07 N 46,244 +
18 18 Sunday, Apr 20 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 3 1 11-7 1 up 2.0 Holt Candiotti Hudek 2:21 D 33,250 ++
19 19 Tuesday, Apr 22 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 12 3 12-7 1 up 3.0 Reynolds Valenzuela 3:15 N 16,748 +++
20 20 Wednesday, Apr 23 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 11 7 13-7 1 up 3.0 Garcia Worrell 3:09 N 15,534 ++++
21 21 Friday, Apr 25 boxscore HOU SFG W 5 4 14-7 1 up 3.5 Wagner Roa 2:37 N 26,705 +++++
22 22 Saturday, Apr 26 boxscore HOU SFG L 0 2 14-8 1 up 3.5 Estes Holt 2:17 N 36,837 -
23 23 Sunday, Apr 27 boxscore HOU SFG L 2 3 14-9 1 up 2.5 Fernandez Reynolds Beck 2:33 D 22,316 --
24 24 Monday, Apr 28 boxscore HOU COL L 6 7 10 14-10 1 up 1.5 McCurry Wagner Ruffin 3:35 N 13,510 ---
25 25 Tuesday, Apr 29 boxscore HOU COL W 3 1 15-10 1 up 2.5 Wall Bailey Hudek 2:16 D 13,567 +
26 26 Wednesday, Apr 30 boxscore HOU @ MON L 6 8 15-11 1 up 2.5 Perez Kile Urbina 3:01 N 12,346 -
27 27 Thursday, May 1 boxscore HOU @ MON L 0 4 15-12 1 up 1.5 Martinez Holt 2:11 D 12,328 --
28 28 Friday, May 2 boxscore HOU FLA W 2 1 16-12 1 up 1.5 Reynolds Rapp Wagner 2:32 N 25,421 +
29 29 Saturday, May 3 boxscore HOU FLA L 8 9 13 16-13 1 up 0.5 Heredia Garcia Powell 4:54 N 24,539 -
30 30 Sunday, May 4 boxscore HOU FLA W 1 0 17-13 1 up 1.5 Kile Brown 2:25 N 16,469 +
31 31 Monday, May 5 boxscore HOU PHI W 9 2 18-13 1 up 2.5 Holt Leiter 2:33 N 11,268 ++
32 32 Tuesday, May 6 boxscore HOU PHI L 1 5 18-14 1 up 1.5 Schilling Garcia 3:05 N 12,179 -
33 33 Wednesday, May 7 boxscore HOU NYM L 1 4 18-15 1 up 0.5 Reynoso Martin Franco 2:55 N 12,574 --
34 34 Thursday, May 8 boxscore HOU NYM W 4 2 19-15 1 up 0.5 Hampton Reed Wagner 2:28 D 12,842 +
35 35 Friday, May 9 boxscore HOU @ FLA L 2 3 19-16 2 0.5 Nen Lima 3:04 N 30,525 -
36 36 Saturday, May 10 boxscore HOU @ FLA W 4 2 20-16 1 up 0.5 Holt Helling Wagner 3:04 N 42,132 +
37 37 Sunday, May 11 boxscore HOU @ FLA L 3 6 20-17 1 up 0.5 Fernandez Wall Nen 3:06 D 30,030 -
38 38 Monday, May 12 boxscore HOU @ FLA L 4 11 20-18 1 up 0.5 Stanifer Reynolds 2:51 N 15,342 --
39 39 Tuesday, May 13 boxscore HOU @ NYM L 3 4 20-19 1 Tied McMichael Springer Franco 2:28 N 13,997 ---
40 40 Wednesday, May 14 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 1 0 21-19 1 Tied Kile McMichael Wagner 2:28 N 13,051 +
41 41 Friday, May 16 boxscore HOU @ PHI W 12 7 22-19 1 up 0.5 Holt Leiter 3:09 N 13,456 ++
42 42 Saturday, May 17 boxscore HOU @ PHI L 2 4 22-20 1 up 0.5 Schilling Reynolds Bottalico 2:27 N 17,138 -
43 43 Sunday, May 18 boxscore HOU @ PHI L 3 5 22-21 1 up 0.5 Stephenson Hampton Bottalico 2:29 D 17,367 --
44 44 Monday, May 19 boxscore HOU @ PHI W 9 5 23-21 1 up 1.0 Kile Maduro 3:01 N 15,122 +
45 45 Tuesday, May 20 boxscore HOU CIN L 4 7 23-22 1 up 1.0 Smiley Springer Shaw 2:51 N 14,954 -
46 46 Wednesday, May 21 boxscore HOU CIN W 4 3 14 24-22 1 up 1.0 Martin Sullivan 4:22 N 15,088 +
47 47 Friday, May 23 boxscore HOU @ COL L 7 8 24-23 1 up 0.5 Jones Wall Reed 2:42 N 48,127 -
48 48 Saturday, May 24 boxscore HOU @ COL W 7 0 25-23 1 up 1.5 Kile Burke 2:48 D 48,129 +
49 49 Sunday, May 25 boxscore HOU @ COL L 5 8 25-24 1 up 0.5 Bailey Garcia Munoz 2:55 D 48,222 -
50 50 Monday, May 26 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 3 4 25-25 1 up 0.5 Tavarez Lima 3:09 D 16,059 --
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
51 51 Tuesday, May 27 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 4 5 10 25-26 1 up 0.5 Beck Wagner 3:18 D 8,437 ---
52 52 Thursday, May 29 boxscore HOU SDP W 10 6 26-26 1 up 0.5 Kile Valenzuela 3:23 N 13,793 +
53 53 Friday, May 30 boxscore HOU SDP L 2 9 26-27 2 0.5 Cunnane Holt Worrell 2:43 N 31,339 -
54 54 Saturday, May 31 boxscore HOU SDP L 5 12 26-28 2 0.5 Hitchcock Reynolds Smith 2:58 N 39,286 --
55 55 Sunday, Jun 1 boxscore HOU SDP L 3 6 26-29 2 1.5 Hamilton Wagner Hoffman 2:57 D 19,899 ---
56 56 Monday, Jun 2 boxscore HOU LAD W 2 0 27-29 2 0.5 Wall Nomo Lima 2:28 N 16,227 +
57 57 Tuesday, Jun 3 boxscore HOU LAD W 4 3 10 28-29 2 0.5 Magnante Radinsky 3:16 D 17,268 ++
58 58 Wednesday, Jun 4 boxscore HOU @ CIN W 5 2 29-29 1 up 0.5 Holt Burba Wagner 2:29 N 18,849 +++
59 59 Thursday, Jun 5 boxscore HOU @ CIN L 5 6 29-30 2 0.5 Schourek Reynolds Shaw 2:53 D 22,437 -
60 60 Friday, Jun 6 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 8 7 30-30 2 0.5 Lima Hamilton Wagner 3:27 N 21,700 +
61 61 Saturday, Jun 7 boxscore HOU @ SDP L 4 5 10 30-31 2 1.5 Hoffman Garcia 3:24 N 34,763 -
62 62 Sunday, Jun 8 boxscore HOU @ SDP W 9 0 31-31 2 0.5 Kile Valenzuela 2:40 D 28,939 +
63 63 Monday, Jun 9 boxscore HOU @ LAD L 3 8 31-32 2 1.0 Martinez Holt 2:54 N 25,585 -
64 64 Tuesday, Jun 10 boxscore HOU @ LAD W 6 3 32-32 1 Tied Magnante Osuna Wagner 3:16 N 26,491 +
65 65 Wednesday, Jun 11 boxscore HOU @ LAD L 5 10 32-33 1 Tied Park Hampton 3:09 N 52,873 -
66 66 Friday, Jun 13 boxscore HOU MIN L 1 8 32-34 2 1.0 Radke Wall 2:40 N 30,956 --
67 67 Saturday, Jun 14 boxscore HOU MIN L 1 6 32-35 2 1.0 Robertson Kile 2:44 N 27,172 ---
68 68 Sunday, Jun 15 boxscore HOU MIN W 3 2 33-35 1 Tied Wagner Guardado 2:35 D 28,218 +
69 69 Monday, Jun 16 boxscore HOU @ KCR L 2 5 33-36 2 1.0 Rosado Hampton 2:47 N 22,528 -
70 70 Tuesday, Jun 17 boxscore HOU @ KCR W 10 2 34-36 1 Tied Garcia Haney 2:46 N 20,588 +
71 71 Wednesday, Jun 18 boxscore HOU @ KCR L 2 6 34-37 1 Tied Pittsley Wall 2:30 N 20,085 -
72 72 Friday, Jun 20 boxscore HOU CHC W 7 3 35-37 1 up 1.5 Kile Trachsel 2:49 N 30,085 +
73 73 Saturday, Jun 21 boxscore HOU CHC W 7 3 36-37 1 up 2.5 Holt Castillo 2:52 D 25,227 ++
74 74 Sunday, Jun 22 boxscore HOU CHC W 3 1 37-37 1 up 3.0 Hampton Foster Wagner 2:15 D 23,407 +++
75 75 Monday, Jun 23 boxscore HOU PIT L 0 6 37-38 1 up 2.5 Cordova Garcia 2:24 N 16,738 -
76 76 Tuesday, Jun 24 boxscore HOU PIT L 3 8 37-39 1 up 1.5 Lieber Wall 2:44 N 17,972 --
77 77 Wednesday, Jun 25 boxscore HOU PIT W 5 1 38-39 1 up 2.0 Kile Sodowsky 2:30 D 26,954 +
78 78 Thursday, Jun 26 boxscore HOU @ CHC W 7 6 10 39-39 1 up 2.0 Wagner Adams Minor 3:52 N 30,473 ++
79 79 Friday, Jun 27 boxscore HOU @ CHC L 1 2 39-40 1 up 2.0 Foster Hampton Wendell 2:54 D 28,265 -
80 80 Saturday, Jun 28 boxscore HOU @ CHC L 2 5 39-41 1 up 1.0 Gonzalez Garcia Bottenfield 2:58 D 38,244 --
81 81 Sunday, Jun 29 boxscore HOU @ CHC W 10 8 40-41 1 up 1.0 Minor Mulholland Wagner 3:34 D 30,542 +
82 82 Monday, Jun 30 boxscore HOU CLE L 4 6 40-42 1 Tied Mesa Martin Jackson 3:07 N 29,051 -
83 83 Tuesday, Jul 1 boxscore HOU CLE L 6 8 40-43 2 1.0 Plunk Lima Jackson 3:05 N 23,998 --
84 84 Wednesday, Jul 2 boxscore HOU CLE W 6 2 41-43 2 1.0 Hampton Hershiser 2:33 N 25,661 +
85 85 Thursday, Jul 3 boxscore HOU CIN L 3 4 41-44 2 1.0 Smiley Garcia Shaw 2:33 N 14,708 -
86 86 Friday, Jul 4 boxscore HOU CIN L 2 4 41-45 3 1.0 Morgan Greene Shaw 2:43 N 34,080 --
87 87 Saturday, Jul 5 boxscore HOU CIN W 2 1 42-45 2 1.0 Kile Mercker Wagner 2:26 N 24,022 +
88 88 Sunday, Jul 6 boxscore HOU CIN W 6 5 43-45 2 1.0 Wagner Remlinger 2:43 D 25,564 ++
89 89 Thursday, Jul 10 boxscore HOU @ PIT W 7 0 44-45 1 Tied Kile Schmidt 2:39 N 17,335 +++
90 90 Friday, Jul 11 boxscore HOU @ PIT W 10 0 45-45 1 up 1.0 Hampton Loaiza 2:37 N 21,913 ++++
91 91 Saturday, Jul 12 boxscore HOU @ PIT L 0 3 10 45-46 1 Tied Rincon Hudek 2:39 N 44,119 -
92 92 Sunday, Jul 13 boxscore HOU @ PIT L 3 5 45-47 2 1.0 Sodowsky Springer Loiselle 3:03 D 25,675 --
93 93 Monday, Jul 14 boxscore HOU @ CHC W 9 7 15 46-47 2 1.0 Wagner Tatis Springer 5:19 N 27,803 +
94 94 Tuesday, Jul 15 boxscore HOU @ CHC W 5 3 47-47 2 1.0 Kile Rojas Magnante 2:42 D 19,323 ++
95 95 Wednesday, Jul 16 boxscore HOU SFG W 8 1 48-47 1 Tied Hampton Foulke 2:45 N 24,522 +++
96 96 Thursday, Jul 17 boxscore HOU SFG L 1 3 48-48 1 Tied Gardner Holt Beck 2:33 D 29,955 -
97 97 Friday, Jul 18 boxscore HOU @ MON W 2 0 49-48 1 up 1.0 Garcia Martinez Wagner 2:52 N 19,379 +
98 98 Saturday, Jul 19 boxscore HOU @ MON W 8 6 50-48 1 up 1.0 Reynolds Juden Wagner 3:13 N 34,518 ++
99 99 Sunday, Jul 20 boxscore HOU @ MON W 9 0 51-48 1 up 2.0 Kile Hermanson 2:14 D 26,873 +++
100 100 Tuesday, Jul 22 boxscore HOU @ STL W 4 2 52-48 1 up 2.5 Hampton Benes Wagner 2:26 N 33,964 ++++
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
101 101 Wednesday, Jul 23 boxscore HOU @ STL W 7 2 53-48 1 up 3.5 Magnante Stottlemyre 2:52 N 33,376 +++++
102 102 Thursday, Jul 24 boxscore HOU MON W 10 5 54-48 1 up 4.5 Martin Telford 2:55 N 23,889 ++++++
103 103 Friday, Jul 25 boxscore HOU MON W 5 2 55-48 1 up 4.5 Kile Juden 2:18 N 35,102 +++++++
104 104 Saturday, Jul 26 boxscore HOU MON W 9 8 10 56-48 1 up 4.5 Wagner Urbina 3:21 N 33,868 ++++++++
105 105 Sunday, Jul 27 boxscore HOU MON W 7 2 57-48 1 up 5.0 Hampton Bullinger 2:12 D 26,713 +++++++++
106 106 Monday, Jul 28 boxscore HOU STL L 1 2 57-49 1 up 5.0 Stottlemyre Holt Eckersley 2:20 N 25,995 -
107 107 Tuesday, Jul 29 boxscore HOU STL W 5 4 58-49 1 up 6.0 Reynolds Osborne Wagner 3:06 N 25,399 +
108 108 Wednesday, Jul 30 boxscore HOU STL W 7 4 59-49 1 up 6.5 Kile Fossas Martin 3:04 N 28,204 ++
109 109 Friday, Aug 1 boxscore HOU NYM L 5 8 10 59-50 1 up 6.0 Franco Lima 3:28 N 33,589 -
110 110 Saturday, Aug 2 boxscore HOU NYM W 6 0 60-50 1 up 6.0 Hampton Jones 2:33 D 31,929 +
111 111 Sunday, Aug 3 boxscore HOU NYM W 3 2 61-50 1 up 6.0 Martin McMichael 3:06 D 35,788 ++
112 112 Monday, Aug 4 boxscore HOU @ FLA L 1 4 61-51 1 up 6.0 Hernandez Holt Powell 2:17 N 18,323 -
113 113 Tuesday, Aug 5 boxscore HOU @ FLA L 5 6 61-52 1 up 5.0 Nen Wagner 3:13 N 25,483 --
114 114 Wednesday, Aug 6 boxscore HOU @ PHI L 4 6 61-53 1 up 5.0 Stephenson Garcia Bottalico 2:40 N 15,557 ---
115 115 Thursday, Aug 7 boxscore HOU @ PHI L 5 6 11 61-54 1 up 4.0 Brewer Martin 3:17 D 18,046 ----
116 116 Friday, Aug 8 boxscore HOU @ NYM L 1 6 61-55 1 up 4.0 Bohanon Reynolds 2:40 N 23,818 -----
117 117 Saturday, Aug 9 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 8 3 62-55 1 up 5.0 Springer Rojas 2:40 N 34,352 +
118 118 Sunday, Aug 10 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 11 8 63-55 1 up 6.0 Kile Reed Martin 3:02 D 32,914 ++
119 119 Monday, Aug 11 boxscore HOU @ NYM W 8 3 64-55 1 up 6.5 Garcia Harnisch 2:49 N 20,452 +++
120 120 Tuesday, Aug 12 boxscore HOU FLA W 13 2 65-55 1 up 6.5 Hampton Leiter 2:50 N 19,296 ++++
121 121 Wednesday, Aug 13 boxscore HOU FLA L 6 8 65-56 1 up 5.5 Fernandez Lima Nen 3:24 N 22,543 -
122 122 Friday, Aug 15 boxscore HOU PHI L 1 5 65-57 1 up 5.5 Schilling Holt 2:17 N 31,837 --
123 123 Saturday, Aug 16 boxscore HOU PHI L 3 5 65-58 1 up 4.5 Spradlin Wagner Bottalico 2:47 D 28,260 ---
124 124 Sunday, Aug 17 boxscore HOU PHI W 11 6 66-58 1 up 5.5 Martin Gomes Springer 3:36 D 23,161 +
125 125 Tuesday, Aug 19 boxscore HOU ATL L 3 4 66-59 1 up 4.0 Smoltz Hampton Wohlers 2:46 N 32,145 -
126 126 Wednesday, Aug 20 boxscore HOU ATL L 1 3 66-60 1 up 3.0 Glavine Reynolds Wohlers 2:46 N 25,593 --
127 127 Thursday, Aug 21 boxscore HOU COL W 10 4 67-60 1 up 4.0 Holt Bailey 3:00 N 22,962 +
128 128 Friday, Aug 22 boxscore HOU COL W 9 1 68-60 1 up 4.0 Kile Thomson 2:49 N 33,061 ++
129 129 Saturday, Aug 23 boxscore HOU COL L 3 6 68-61 1 up 3.0 Reed Hudek Dipoto 3:17 D 32,374 -
130 130 Sunday, Aug 24 boxscore HOU COL W 3 1 69-61 1 up 3.0 Hampton Wright 2:09 D 28,918 +
131 131 Tuesday, Aug 26 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 6 7 11 69-62 1 up 3.0 Clontz Wagner 3:47 N 37,313 -
132 132 Wednesday, Aug 27 boxscore HOU @ ATL W 6 4 13 70-62 1 up 4.0 Hudek Byrd Lima 4:28 N 33,019 +
133 133 Thursday, Aug 28 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 2 4 70-63 1 up 3.5 Neagle Kile Wohlers 2:32 N 37,849 -
134 134 Friday, Aug 29 boxscore HOU @ CHW L 4 5 70-64 1 up 3.5 Foulke Hudek Karchner 3:08 N 21,312 --
135 135 Saturday, Aug 30 boxscore HOU @ CHW L 2 9 70-65 1 up 2.5 Bere Hampton 2:31 N 28,051 ---
136 136 Sunday, Aug 31 boxscore HOU @ CHW L 1 3 70-66 1 up 2.5 Baldwin Reynolds Karchner 3:18 D 22,916 ----
137 137 Monday, Sep 1 boxscore HOU MIL L 2 3 70-67 1 up 2.5 Adamson Holt Jones 2:58 D 35,685 -----
138 138 Tuesday, Sep 2 boxscore HOU MIL L 2 4 70-68 1 up 1.5 Villone Kile Jones 2:42 N 18,258 ------
139 139 Wednesday, Sep 3 boxscore HOU MIL W 4 0 71-68 1 up 2.5 Garcia Karl 2:26 N 13,580 +
140 140 Thursday, Sep 4 boxscore HOU @ SFG W 14 2 72-68 1 up 3.5 Hampton Gardner 3:02 N 8,565 ++
141 141 Friday, Sep 5 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 1 4 72-69 1 up 3.5 Hernandez Reynolds Beck 3:19 N 11,934 -
142 142 Saturday, Sep 6 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 3 5 72-70 1 up 2.5 Tavarez Wagner Hernandez 3:21 D 17,636 --
143 143 Sunday, Sep 7 boxscore HOU @ SFG L 1 5 72-71 1 up 2.5 Rueter Kile 3:17 D 19,861 ---
144 144 Tuesday, Sep 9 boxscore HOU @ COL W 7 4 73-71 1 up 3.5 Hampton Wright Springer 2:46 N 48,039 +
145 145 Wednesday, Sep 10 boxscore HOU @ COL L 7 9 73-72 1 up 3.5 Leskanic Magnante Dipoto 3:08 D 42,321 -
146 146 Friday, Sep 12 boxscore HOU LAD W 10 3 74-72 1 up 3.5 Reynolds Park 3:02 N 36,817 +
147 147 Saturday, Sep 13 boxscore HOU LAD W 5 1 75-72 1 up 4.5 Kile Candiotti 2:43 N 33,130 ++
148 148 Sunday, Sep 14 boxscore HOU LAD L 3 4 10 75-73 1 up 4.5 Radinsky Wagner Worrell 3:32 D 32,666 -
149 149 Monday, Sep 15 boxscore HOU SDP L 3 4 75-74 1 up 3.5 Smith Hampton Hoffman 3:27 N 22,566 --
150 150 Tuesday, Sep 16 boxscore HOU SDP W 15 3 76-74 1 up 3.5 Garcia Hitchcock 3:11 D 15,156 +
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
151 151 Wednesday, Sep 17 boxscore HOU @ PIT W 8 4 77-74 1 up 4.5 Reynolds Schmidt 2:52 N 27,422 ++
152 152 Thursday, Sep 18 boxscore HOU @ PIT L 3 12 77-75 1 up 3.5 Cordova Kile 2:57 N 14,852 -
153 153 Friday, Sep 19 boxscore HOU @ CIN L 4 5 77-76 1 up 3.5 Burba Holt Shaw 2:44 N 21,791 --
154 154 Saturday, Sep 20 boxscore HOU @ CIN W 4 1 78-76 1 up 3.5 Hampton Tomko Wagner 2:39 D 20,197 +
155 155 Sunday, Sep 21 boxscore HOU @ CIN W 8 3 79-76 1 up 3.5 Garcia Morgan 3:16 D 22,652 ++
156 156 Monday, Sep 22 boxscore HOU @ CIN W 6 3 80-76 1 up 3.5 Springer Belinda Wagner 3:13 D 17,411 +++
157 157 Tuesday, Sep 23 boxscore HOU CHC W 5 3 81-76 1 up 3.5 Kile Trachsel Wagner 2:44 N 19,380 ++++
158 158 Wednesday, Sep 24 boxscore HOU CHC L 1 3 81-77 1 up 3.5 Clark Holt Adams 3:00 N 41,560 -
159 159 Thursday, Sep 25 boxscore HOU CHC W 9 1 82-77 1 up 4.0 Hampton Gonzalez 2:42 N 35,623 +
160 160 Friday, Sep 26 boxscore HOU PIT W 2 0 83-77 1 up 5.0 Garcia Loaiza Wagner 2:18 N 37,850 ++
161 161 Saturday, Sep 27 boxscore HOU PIT W 8 1 84-77 1 up 6.0 Reynolds Schmidt 2:45 N 36,170 +++
162 162 Sunday, Sep 28 boxscore HOU PIT L 4 5 11 84-78 1 up 5.0 Christiansen Henriquez Loiselle 2:58 D 30,606 -
Rk Gm# Date Tm   Opp R RA Inn W-L Rank GB Win Loss Save Time D/N Attendance Streak
NLDS Game 1 Tuesday, Sep 30 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 1 2 0-1 Maddux Kile 2:15 D 46,467
NLDS Game 2 Wednesday, Oct 1 boxscore HOU @ ATL L 3 13 0-2 Glavine Hampton 3:06 D 49,200
NLDS Game 3 Friday, Oct 3 boxscore HOU ATL L 1 4 0-3 Smoltz Reynolds 2:35 D 53,688
Rank and Games Back are always at the end of all games played on that date.

1996 / 1998 Schedule, Box Scores and Splits